Latest Grants and Resources for NGOs and Individuals in Nigeria

Latest grants, calls for applications, calls for proposals, requests for proposals and other resources for NGOs and individuals in Nigeria.

Fonds SUEZ: Improving the Living Conditions and Autonomy of Persons in Developing Countries

Deadline: 30 April 2018 Applications are open for the Fonds SUEZ program to combat exclusion by favouring inclusion and consequently sustainably improving the living conditions and autonomy of persons via access to essential services, social insertion and social harmony. The Fondation SUEZ supports concrete actions in favour of: Access to essential services (water, sanitation and waste) for disadvantaged populations in developing countries; The insertion of vulnerable populations … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: EDCTP-TDR Clinical Research and Development Fellowships

Deadline: 28 February 2018 The European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) is currently inviting applicants for its EDCTP-TDR Clinical Research and Development fellowships to provide funding towards actions that aim to support researchers and key members of clinical trial research teams from SSA to acquire specific skills in clinical trials research through placements in pharmaceutical companies, CROs, clinical or academic affiliated research organisations and … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Commonwealth Youth Forum!

Deadline: 2 January 2018 Applicants are invited to apply for the Commonwealth Youth Forum to promote cross-cultural connections and consensus among youth leaders on the challenges and opportunities facing young people. The Commonwealth is extending an invitation to young people with experience in youth advocacy or development to attend an important youth conference. . Hosted by the UK Government, the Forum is part of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), which will see leaders … [Read more...]

Climate CoLab Contest: Seeking Proposals on Absorbing climate impacts

Deadline: 11 February 2018 The UN Climate Resilience Initiative and InsuResilience are seeking innovative ideas for linking climate risk insurance with other forms of social protection to further enhance communities’ ability to absorb the impacts of climate change. Key Issues Impacts of climate change on vulnerable communities What is social protection? How can social protection help communities to cope with climate impacts? What is climate risk insurance? How can climate … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Global Health Corps Fellowship 2018-2019!

Deadline: 17 January 2018 Global Health Corps is inviting applicants for its fellowship program to mobilize a global community of emerging leaders to build the movement for health equity. Global Health Corps is building the next generation of diverse health leaders. Global Health Corps offering a range of paid fellowship positions with health organizations in Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, the United States, and Zambia and the opportunity to develop as a transformative leader in the health equity … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2018 Hult Prize!

Deadline: 23 December 2017 Nominations are open for 2018 Hult Prize which is a start-up accelerator for impact entrepreneurship which brings together the brightest college and university students from around the globe to solve the world’s most pressing issues through pitching ideas and launching companies. It’s the biggest and most prestigious start-up event in the world, and awards millions of dollars in investment capital to young budding entrepreneurs, including a grand prize of USD … [Read more...]

Nigeria:NGO ought to impart Training on Reproductive Health to people living with Disability

An NGO, Disability Journey Initiative, DJI, has urged government, other NGOs and stakeholders to train persons living with disabilities on their reproductive health needs to enable them to live productive lives. The founder of the organisation, Mr Greg Simon, made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday, in Abuja. According to Simon, “Most people living with disabilities were ignorant of their reproductive health rights and needed to be educated, depending … [Read more...]

Aid Agencies appeal US$1.72 billion to deter South Sudan condition

An appeal for US$1.72 billion to provide critical and life-saving assistance to 6 million people affected by conflict, displacement, hunger and a deteriorating economy was launched by the humanitarian community in South Sudan. The Humanitarian Coordinator for South Sudan Alain Noudéhou said, “There is growing need for humanitarian assistance with displacement, food insecurity, malnutrition, violence and economic decline taking a toll on the health, safety and livelihoods of people in need. … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Matthew Power Literary Reporting Award 2018!

Deadline: 20 February 2018 The Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute of New York University is inviting applications for Matthew Power Literary Reporting Award 2018. Prize Details The monetary awards will be distributed in the following way: Main prize: $6,000 upon announcement of the winning proposal; $3,000 upon evidence of substantial progress (usually a first draft); and $3,500 upon completion and acceptance by the Award committee. Runner-up prize: $4,000 upon announcement of … [Read more...]

Nigeria: NGO bill suffers Stumbling Block

A public hearing on the bill to regulate non-governmental organisations, NGOs was held at the House of Representatives at the National Assembly complex in Abuja. At public hearing before Nigerian lawmakers none of the persons expressed support for the bill to regulate NGOs. All the attendees, including a Catholic cleric, Matthew Kukah, and a former lawmaker, Abdul Oroh, opposed the bill. Speaking against the bill, M. Kukah said, “Without civil society, democracy would be in danger. I stand with … [Read more...]

Global Rights urges NASS to stop consideration of NGO Regulatory Bill (Nigeria)

An International human rights capacity-building NGO, Global Rights on Tuesday called on the National Assembly to stop consideration of NGO Regulatory Bill to save the country. The Country Director of the NGO Ms Abiodun Bayewu-Teru said, “The National Assembly was currently considering the enactment of an Act to provide for the Establishment of NGO Regulatory Commission. The bill which would supervise, coordinate and monitor NGOs and CSOs had gone through first and second readings and was … [Read more...]

Wageningen UR CDI Course: Facilitating Multi-Stakeholder Partnerships to Foster Sustainable and Inclusive Food Systems

Deadline: 10 September 2018 The Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation (CDI) is seeking applications for its course on “Facilitating multi-stakeholder partnerships to foster sustainable and inclusive food systems." The course starts from 22 October 2018 until 9 November 2018. The course is highly interactive and builds on the participants’ own experiences and cases of MSPs. Participants will have active discussions, work on group assignments, engage in role-plays and undertake … [Read more...]

AmplifyChange Strengthening Grants Program: Supporting the work of Small to Medium Civil Society Organisations

Deadline: 31 January 2018 AmplifyChange is currently inviting applicants from eligible organisations for its Strengthening Grants program to support, strengthen quality and scale-up the work of small to medium civil society organisations, partnerships and coalitions who are operating at a local, community, district or national level. Strengthening grants are also intended to support organisational development and boost effectiveness of group. Priority Areas Addressing gender-based … [Read more...]

Open Society Foundation: Accepting Applications for Graduate Scholarships at Central European University

Deadline: 1 February 2018 Applications are now being accepted for master’s and doctoral scholarships at Central European University. Graduate students and faculty from around the world come together in Budapest to engage in interdisciplinary education, pursue advanced scholarship, and address some of society’s most vexing problems. The Central European University in Budapest is an internationally recognized institution of postgraduate education established by George Soros and supported by the … [Read more...]

Apply for UNAIDS’s Start Free Challenge: Reducing New HIV Infections in Children!

Deadline: 15 February 2018 The Positive Action Challenges in collaboration with United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) is seeking applications for The Start Free Challenge. This challenge is seeking replicable innovations at a local level which can speed up the progress being made to reach the super-fast-track target to reduce new HIV infections in children to less than 40,000 by 2018 and 20,000 by 2020. New infections in children can be reduced if they and their mothers have timely … [Read more...]

British Council: Call for Applications for New International Voices 2018

Deadline: 26 January 2018 The British Council, LIFT and Battersea Arts Centre are currently inviting West African artists currently living and working in Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal or Sierra Leone to join the New International Voices residency programme in London from 11-24 June, part of LIFT 2018. The programme, created by LIFT and BAC will support a new generation of international artists who are in the early stages of their professional practice. Applicants must be aged between 18-35 (by 31 … [Read more...]

Bloomberg Initiative Grant Program Round 23: Supporting Projects to Reduce Tobacco Use

Deadline: 19 January 2018 The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease and the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids are seeking proposals for the 23rd round of its Bloomberg Initiative To Reduce Tobacco Use Grants Program to support projects to develop and deliver high-impact evidence-based tobacco control interventions. Proposals must focus on achieving policy change that will lead to substantial reductions in tobacco use. Priorities Priority will be given to projects that lead … [Read more...]

National Geographic Society: Seeking Proposals for Standard Grant Program

Deadline: 3 January 2018 The National Geographic Society is seeking proposals for its Standard Grant Program which is a request for funding by an experienced project lead. The National Geographic Society awards grants for conservation, education, research, storytelling, and technology through its Committee for Research and Exploration. All proposed projects must be novel and exploratory, and be of broad interest. National Geographic Society grant-funded projects should be bold, innovative, and … [Read more...]

National Geographic Society: Seeking Applications for Early Career Grant

Deadline: 3 January 2018 The National Geographic Society is seeking applications for its Early Career Grant to offer less experienced individuals an opportunity to lead a project. The National Geographic Society awards grants for conservation, education, research, storytelling, and technology through its Committee for Research and Exploration. All proposed projects must be novel and exploratory, and be of broad interest. National Geographic Society grant-funded projects should be bold, … [Read more...]

USADF-All On Partnership to increase Energy across Nigeria

The U.S. African Development Foundation (USADF) and All On came together to co-create a new public-private partnership to increase access to power in Nigeria. Green Village Energy (GVE), a Nigerian mini-grid development company is roped in to catalyze growth and develop a solar mini-grid in the Delta. Since this beginning, GVE achieved new heights, powering more than 2,000 households in Nigeria. GVE secured financing of $1.2 million from Nigeria’s Bank of Industry (BOI) to replicate their … [Read more...]